Grout sealers help prevent staining and protect against water damage. These products are advised for natural stone, ceramic and porcelain tile grout that are in bathrooms and kitchens. This article will tell you how to apply grout sealer....
This is not Carrera Marble!!! These are actually 5'x10' PORCELAIN 2cm slabs. Why porcelain versus the real stuff? Porcelain is baked at a higher temp so its nearly indestructible when installed properly. Meaning red wine spills, heat, sealers, are not an issue. This would be FAB in a shower install = NO grout lines :)
"All grout can be cleaned," says Debby Parker, a contractor who bills herself as The Tile Lady. Her secret weapon: a steam cleaner, which brings most any stain to the surface so it can simply be wiped away. Brushing on a penetrating sealer will keep the grout stain-free.
Repair a crack in the grout yourself By KEITH A. PAUL Grout is construction material mainly composed of water, cement and sand, and it needs proper cleaning and sealants. A grout sealer typically is silicone- or water-based and used to protect the grout against water, dirt, mildew and other contaminants. Over time, the sealer will lose its effectiveness and should be reapplied every two to three years depending on the use of the floor.